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Acting Phoenix Police chief, Joseph Yahner addressed the media Friday following his Thursday appointment. This is the second time he’s held the position in his more than 30-year career with the department.
December 19, 2014
Prepackaged caramel apples have been linked to a multi-state listeria outbreak. Four cases have been reported in Arizona.
December 19, 2014
The Arizona Corporation Commission decided on Friday to move forward with opening an investigation into the business practices of the solar industry. The move was in response to growing consumer and Congressional concerns about leasing companies.
December 19, 2014
A lot has changed about Arizona since the mid 1950s. But, one thing has not: the amount of water used.
December 19, 2014
New numbers from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show Arizona had the second-biggest jump in post-secondary enrollment in the country this fall.
December 19, 2014
Phoenix is looking for a new police chief. About two years after hiring Daniel Garcia, the city manager fired him yesterday for holding a press conference after being told not to.
December 19, 2014
Across Arizona, some small towns founded on mining have been reborn as quirky, artsy tourist destinations. In the Southern Arizona town of Patagonia, residents are divided over whether it should become a mining community once more.
December 19, 2014
The operation, conducted Tuesday through Thursday, targeted people with outstanding arrest warrants for things like robbery, burglary, theft and larceny.
December 19, 2014
Next time you decide to chow down on a juicy burger, take a moment to really savor the moment because if you haven’t noticed, beef prices are up.
December 19, 2014
In the last decade downtown Tempe has gone through many changes. There are now skyscrapers, an entertainment district and an ever expanding university. But, there is one little corner in the area where things haven’t really changed.
December 19, 2014
A wrong-way driver involved in a deadly crash has turned herself into detectives from the Department of Public Safety.
December 19, 2014
Phoenix Police Chief Daniel Garcia was fired Thursday. He was terminated shortly after demanding a two-year contract.
December 18, 2014
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has told a federal judge he will disband a controversial unit that conducted worksite raids. Those operations resulted in the arrests of hundreds of unauthorized immigrants.
December 18, 2014
A federal court on Thursday awarded more than $25,000 to a Mexican woman who claimed her five-day detention at an immigration office in Arizona was an illegal arrest.
December 18, 2014
Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, is leaving the organization to head up a newly-formed economic development group in Sacramento.
December 18, 2014
It’s been called the "Citizen Cane" of bad movies. "The Room" is a low-budget film phenomenon that started in Los Angeles and has grown to cult status on par with the "Rocky Horror Picture Show." But what’s become of the actors in the now infamous flick?
December 18, 2014
Starting Monday, Arizona must allow young immigrants known as DREAMers the right to apply for driver’s licenses.
December 18, 2014
The word “sprawl” is not typically used in a positive way — especially around the Valley, where it’s used to describe uncontrolled development into the desert. Daniel Mills, a recent ASU grad, is attempting to flip that definition on its head with the new online magazine Sprawlr.
December 18, 2014
OPEC hasn’t been a beloved organization — or cartel — at any point in its existence. But late last week, the head of OPEC said he’s not worried about oil prices sinking to $40 a barrel, which has also led to gas prices dropping to below $2.50 a gallon.
December 18, 2014
Starting on Jan. 2, Arizona businesses will be able to register as Benefit Corporations, meaning, as the old saying goes, they try to do well by doing good.
December 18, 2014

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